• Gamgee and QuantWiFi announce managed Wi-Fi strategic partnership

    With the home office now being the typical working environment, and looking likely to be so for the considerable future, network experience has become more crucial than ever.

    Aiming to satisfy the needs of both service providers and users alike, smart home and Wi-Fi management solutions provider Gamgee has entered into a strategic partnership with Wi-Fi monitoring technologies firm QuantWifi.

    The companies believe that by combining their services, they will bring an “unprecedented” value to the world of consumers and broadband operators – a world that relies increasingly on stable Wi-Fi connections and a plethora of smart home devices.

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  • CaixiaBank gets ready to modernise IT using IBM Cloud Pak

    CaixaBank has signed up IBM Services to help it develop its hybrid cloud, which the bank hopes will enable it to increase its capability to develop innovative, digital-first customer experiences.

    The Spanish bank has positioned itself as a digital financial services provider, with more than 6.5 million digital clients.

    IBM has been a strategic technology partner of CaixaBank since 2011, when the two companies jointly created a technology company, IT Now, which is 51% owned by IBM and 49% by the CaixaBank Group. IT Now has more than 300 employees and is exclusively dedicated to providing service to CaixaBank.

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  • Police chiefs working with Public Health England on contact-tracing security

    The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is in talks with Public Health England (PHE) over concerns that the NHS Test and Trace programme presents a danger to the personal security of serving police officers, but has denied that this means the police will be able to opt out of contact tracing, or that forces will develop their own contact-tracing app.

    Sky News had earlier reported that police chiefs had raised significant concerns around disclosing to NHS contact tracers the personal data of contacts who may be officers on active undercover or counter-terrorism duties, or civilian witnesses to and victims of

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